Fairfield police officers responded to a welfare check on Woodmont Court, and were met with gunfire.
Officers were dispatched to the home on Woodmont at 5:45 p.m. Wednesday. There was a brief standoff with the Hamilton-Fairfield Special Weapons and Tactics team before officers made entry into the residence and found the resident dead, said Fairfield Police Chief Steve Maynard.
Maynard said one officer did receive minor injuries, but no officers were struck with gunfire.
The Woodmont Court incident was not far from the Furfield Dog Park.
No other information was made available.
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